Hot Purple Energy has been selected by NBC to do a series of mini-shows on Solar and more. The series titled Kilowatt Wednesday will air on NBC Palm Springs every Wednesday at approximately 6:15 am for an estimated six weeks. Kilowatt Wednesday is intended to provide knowledge on key components… Read More »Kilowatt Wednesday NBC Palm Springs
Hot Purple Energy Now a Tesla Powerwall Installer As TOU rates change, energy storage is becoming a more attractive investment when paired with a solar system. By adding an energy storage system (battery), one can power certain portions of their home indefinitely regardless of the availability of grid power. Much… Read More »Batteries On the Rise
This coming March, Southern California Edison will be implementing a new rate structure for all new solar customers. Thankfully with solar prices coming down and with energy storage as an option, solar remains a good investment. New Rate The Public Utilities Commission has approved SCE, and other major California utilities,… Read More »SCE Strikes Again With New TOU Rate Structure
Solar is a very unique Home Improvement. It is an investment in your home that yields dividends annually; it is not just adding comfort to your lifestyle. This is the twist where things can get derailed. Below are the top mistakes we recommend you avoid. Aesthetics Matter. Curb Appeal is… Read More »Mistakes You Want To Avoid When Purchasing Solar
“I have finally set my appointment. Now, what do I do?” If your Account Rep has not confirmed your appointment with you, we recommend you call them to do so either the week of or the day before. The Account Representative will tell you to have an electric bill on… Read More »What Should I Expect at my Solar Appointment?
]The bills this Summer were unprecedented, and you’ve finally decided to go solar. Now you’re faced with the question: How do I choose a solar company? First, know this is a home improvement therefore you will use the same criteria to choose a solar company as you would any other… Read More »How to choose a Solar Installer
UPDATE: ENOUGH FUNDING WAS RAISED TO SAVE OSWIT CANYON IN 2019 Oswit Canyon is the home and source of water for thousands of species, including birds, the endangered bighorn sheep, and many desert plants. This piece of land will become another home development destroying the natural landscape and habitats of… Read More »Save Oswit Canyon! WE ARE 90% THERE!
THE HPE DIFFERENCE As the solar industry continues to grow, we have found that often what becomes difficult for homeowners is narrowing down options—of companies that is. How can you really compare solar companies? There are the obvious answers—pricing and popularity, but are those really the best ones? When making… Read More »What Makes Hot Purple Energy Different?
As most of you (or at least, those of you who read about the Rancho Mirage Energy Authority are aware, Rancho Mirage recently started its own electric company –Rancho Mirage Energy Authority –pursuant to the state’s Community Choice Aggregator (CCA) law, and now Palm Springs, Palm Desert, and Cathedral City have… Read More »New Electric Service Provider in Select Cities: Desert Community Energy
As some of you may be aware, the City of Rancho Mirage has created its own utility company pursuant to California’s Community Choice Aggregator (CCA) law. For those who live outside of Rancho Mirage, this will have no immediate effect on your electric service provided by SCE—Southern California Edison. However,… Read More »New Electric Service Provider | Rancho Mirage Energy Authority